Keys to Installation Success
The success of your Iron X Handrail installation is dependent on the quality of your stair material as well as the type and quality of the fastener you use. Not only does Fortin Ironworks manufacture Iron X Handrails but we also install them. We’ve installed the handrails on a variety of stair materials. Please ensure that your stairs are suitable to fasten handrails to them. Visually inspect your steps for cracks or splits.
If you are unsure please contact a reputable contractor.
2-1/4″ Long x 5/16″ Diameter Masonry Screw and 1/4″ masonry drill bit
New concrete, aged concrete, stained and stamped concrete, aggregate exposed concrete, aggregate applied concrete
5″ Long x 5/16″ Diameter Masonry Screw and 1/4″ masonry drill bit
Most masonry steps will have a concrete substrate. Ideally you will want to go through the surface material and into the concrete substrate.
5/16″ Lag Bolts – It is advisable to buy anchors long enough to get through the step and into the underlying wood structure.